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Oct 18, 2012 12:00am PDT
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Oct 6, 2012 1:00pm PDT
for the bay asia news group. and joe garofoli, political reporter for "the san francisco chronicle." joe, you were in denver for the first presidential debate. must have been hard covering it, since there were so many people tweeting that night. tell us what's happened since then. how are the candidates -- >> things have really evolved over the last 40 ho8 hours. it was widely perceived that the president did not have a good night. didn't really realize the date is also a show, not just a competition of ideas. but in the intervening 48 hours, been a lot of fact checking, some of the stuff that romney said, that's catching up to him and the job numbers have come out today. and those have been helpful to the president, a little pit, the unemployment rate dropped to 7.8%, the lowest since he's been president, and that helps. because the republicans have been saying the last three years, unemployment rate has been high and not dropping below 8%. so, this is sort of a symbolic victory. not going to move voters, but a symbolic victory for the president. >> belva: how was it covering it in this new
Oct 20, 2012 1:00pm PDT
to a candidate, you might be corrupting them. we need to cap that. in san francisco, give a $500 contribion. it's regulated, it must be disclosed because that's where we said corruption can come into the system. if you want to spend money on your own and not give it to a candidate, the supreme court, essentially beginning in 1994, said that's not corrupting the system. so you can spend as much as you can as long as it's not coordinated with a candidate. the result of that is we have these amazing ads that are run campaigns by the themselves but run with these groups with sort of odd names. >> but aren't these supposedly independent non-coordinated roups often have the same staff members who just worked in the campaign, sometimes working out of offices very proximate to the campaign? >> and sometimes o using campai footage that was just used by the campaign. so the line between whether it's coordinated or not is obviously a very gray one, but when the campaign is negative, the candidate can say, not only do i want to you take it off the air, it would be illegal to say that. i can't even tell my
Oct 16, 2012 6:30pm PDT
, an online marketplace for freelance work. he joins us from san francisco. gary, are these kind of self-employment gains sustainable, do you think? >> we do think, tom. we're seeing a pretty significant growth. since 2009, we have seen the hours worked on our platform, about 26 million hours. it is like off-line work, but they're being done online. we think they're sustainable. >> tom: from an employee's perspective, i guess i should say a free lance pe perspective? >> they're telling us they're getting access to jobs they can't find in their local geography. first and foremost, it is finding the work and the freedom and the flexibility to work on the jobs of their choosing at the time they want, and, of course, at the rates of their choosing as well. really it is about freedom and boundless opportunities for these workers to get jobs they won't normally have access to. >> the downside, no possibility of medical benefits, no retirement, 401k, no paid vacation side. that's a real downside, though. >> well, you know, we surveyed these workers and they came back and told us -- 87% of them
Oct 1, 2012 6:30pm PDT
and medicaid doctors have been able to get as much as $64,000 to switch to electronic medical records. one san francisco company has seen its business grow thanks to the change in how doctors keep track of their patients. ruben ramirez reports. >> reporter: uptown, downtown and everywhere in between, nurse practitioner denis tarrant is always on the go. he's the founder of manhattan house calls. seeing patients in their homes is his business. >> let's see how your blood pressure is doing today. >> reporter: tarrant uses technology from practice fusion. the transition from paper files to electronic records hasn't just lightened his briefcase. >> it has helped me to organize my data more succinctly. it allows to give me more patient time instead of flipping through paper time and at the end of the day the patient really benefits from having the e.m.r. >> reporter: across the country adoption of electronic medical records by doctors and hospitals has surged over the past three years. the 2009 economic recovery act pays up to $64,000, for doctors who adopt and use new technology to maintain patien
Oct 19, 2012 11:00pm PDT
, et cetera. ce this is morning in heathrow, middle of the night in san francisco, and he's yelling at someone there, because he hasn't organized his car and he had to wait for five minutes. and then he tells me this story about how entitlement can make you not an ideal person that kind of says it all, right? >> the political behavior is another thing and there's no doubt in either of your minds, is there, that they tilt the rules in their favor through their influence and power over the politicians? >> no. absolutely. >> i mean our own government relaxed the regulations, upended th rules, leveled the laws, to make way for them. > they have the power and influence over the government to -- and they've been continually deregulating the atmosphere to legalize whatever it is that they want to do. whether it's mergers of insurance companies, investment banks and commercial banks. derivatives, the commodities futures modernization act of 2000. they lobbied to create a completely deregulated a atmosphere with that and we saw what happened in 2008 with the collapse of apps like aig. they'v
Oct 9, 2012 12:00am PDT
angeles and san francisco. his campaign and the democratic national committee raised $181 million in september, the most for any month this year. but money aside, it appears romney's performance in last week's highly watched debate has improved his standing in the race. a new gallup tracking poll found the candidates in a dead heat, each receiving 47% among registered voters. the president had held a five-point advantage before the debate. and the pew research center showed romney coming from eight points down to four points ahead among likely voters. there were also signs that he's regained ground in several battle ground states. all of which raises the stakes for this thursday'sen counter between vice president joe biden and vice president shall candidate paul ryan. a debate that will cover both domestic and foreign policy. for more on all this for more on all of this and the differences between the presidential candidates when it comes to foreign policy, we get two views. michele flournoy is the co-chair of the obama campaign's national security advisory committee. she also ser
Oct 10, 2012 12:00am PDT
performance last week. he admitted as much at a fund-raiser last night in san francisco. >> after the debate, i had a bunch of folks come to me. don't be so polite. don't be so nice. ( cheers and applause ) but i want everybody to understand something. what was being presented wasn't leadership. that's salesmanship. governor romney's plan is to let wall street run wild again but he's going to bring the hammer down on sesame street. >> ifill: the obama campaign thought to exploit the sesame street reference today with a new television ad >> mitt romney knows it's not wall street you have to worry about. it's sesame street. >> i'm going to stop the subsidy to pbs >> mitt romney taking on our enemies no matter where they nest >> ifill: sesame street workshop asked the obama campaign to pull the ad down. as paul ryan and joe biden prepare to meet in their debate later this week, the presidential candidates will continue to narrow their focus with a romney swing through ohio and a presidential visit to florida. >> woodruff: tonight's edition of front line on pbs searches past the campaign trail f
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